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Headword: Λεωργός
Adler number: lambda,274
Translated headword: rebel
Vetting Status: high
Aeschylus [writes]: "to bind this rebel to the lofty-clifted stones". Concerning Prometheus.[1] That is, all-daring, one who dies for the people.[2]
Greek Original:
Λεωργός: Αἰσχύλος: πέτραις ὑψηλοκρήμνοις τὸν λεωργὸν ὀχμάσαι. περὶ Προμηθέως. τουτέστιν ὁ πάντολμος, ὁ ὑπὲρ τοῦ λεῶ ἀποθνήσκων.
cf. Hesychius lambda791 (s.v. λεωργόν ).
[1] (?)Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound 4-5.
[2] The etymology of λεωργός is unclear, but it is more likely from λέως 'at will' + ἔργω 'work' (cf. LSJ, web address 1). For the etymology given here cf. the scholion to (?)Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound 5 (and lambda 275).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: Matthew Farmer on 29 February 2008@18:21:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; x-ref; more keywords; cosmetics) on 2 March 2008@04:41:53.
David Whitehead on 5 April 2013@04:41:58.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 6 April 2013@00:16:37.
David Whitehead on 4 October 2015@10:49:20.


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